Join in celebrating Gods unconditional love for all people
and practicing unconditional love of neighbor through worship, fellowship and ministry
Church of the Mountains
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors
Join us Sunday at 9:00 a.m. for Worship!


We will be celebrating Epiphany Sunday &
Holy Communion. Pastor Donna will lead worship and share her message "God is Speaking" based upon the Gospel of Mark 1:4-11

Events & "Going On's"
If you have events or information you would like included in these weekly updates please email me by Wednesday each week and I'll make sure they are included!
Fellowship Brunch after worship next week~ January 14th

Monthly COM Leadership Meetings
The 2nd Sunday each month following worship from 10:30 -12:00 the leadership team will meet to discuss the business of the church.

Next Meeting: January 14th, 2018

Meetings are open to all who attend COM, we rely heavily upon congregational leadership!

No Worship at Church of the Mountains Sunday 1/21/18
Our celebration of Christian Unity 
is scheduled for 
Sunday, January 21 @ 10:00 am  

Come share in this special combined worship 
of music, scripture, prayer and fellowship 
with the leadership & congregations of 
Church of the Mountains,
Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church (TLPC) and 
Squaw Valley Chapel. 
           We will gather at the TLPC church home: 11662 Hope Ct, Truckee CA 
                            (in the 7th Day Adventist Church)


If you can bring goodies to share during fellowship, 
please send me an email:   Email Cathie
MINISTRY
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Weekly volunteers needed @ COM


Questions on any of these roles or anything else at the church, can be directed to
Cathie or Pastor Donna


 

Thank you all who participated by bringing coats or toys for Truckee Community Christmas. Your support helped provide warm clothing, new toys and food to hundreds of local families!


African Team Ministries says "Thank you for partnering with our efforts to help the people in    East Africa     through the craft display and sales at your church"

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Thank you to all who supported Heifer Project this Advent & Christmas season
Together we have POWER over Hunger & Poverty

Thank you all who work together and make this ministry a success!

We serve next:
Tuesday March 27th & Thursday March 29th.
Contact Sandy Butler with questions or sign up downstairs to help in the future! Email Sandra
Kids Can Recycling Ministry: Please continue to bring your CRV recycling to COM and support our ministry with Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian of turning garbage into good!

These recyclables are exchanged for money which is being donated to International Health Partners and Hands of Hope to provide life and hope for children in Tanzania and Zimbabwe.


Off to a slow starting winter in 2018 but are ready to open when necessary!


For 2017 year end updates & thanks:



ON GOING GROUPS & FELLOWSHIP
Winter Study with Pastor Donna
Sunday evenings 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the church

You do not need to attend every week in order to participate in this group! This is a 12 week DVD and discussion entitled, " First Light: Jesus and the Kingdom of God."
Each DVD study (30 mins) of the historical Jesus and the Kingdom of God, with John Dominic Crossan and Marcus Borg, two of the world's leading Jesus scholars, on location throughout the Galilee and Jerusalem.

I anticipate a check-in for about 15 minutes, a 30 minute DVD, and 45 minute discussion for a total of 1.5 hours.  


If you are interested or need childcare to attend, let me know.
Pastor Donna
PRAYER WORKS!
Learn more about the science behind prayer and our
Church of the Mountains "Prayer-Net"
through this link: Prayer Works

Meets on Monday's 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the downstairs living room of the church. They are studying the book of Genesis. All are welcome! Contact Judy Jensen with any questions: Email Judy here!

This is a small group so the time may change occasionally, if you are interested in being notified of last minute changes please provide your phone number or email to Judy.
Join us for Centering Prayer 
in the Gethsemane House on  
Tuesday & Wednesday 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
We start with the daily meditation from Pray As You Go which is music, scripture and contemplation for 10-12 minutes, followed by the remaining 18-20 minutes of silent meditation. Here is a link to Pray As You Go for you to check out and use on your own!  Click Here!

The time does change on occasion because we are a very small group, if you're interested give me a call/text or email and I'll make sure you get the updates for any time changes!
comumc@sbcglobal.net or 775-690-7694 

Church of the Mountains embraces the Open Hearts, Open Doors, Open Minds slogan of the United Methodist Church.

Expanding on that, this small group is a step into action towards living into that statement more fully. By advocating for and welcoming people of all sexual orientations & gender identities and affirming that ALL people are created in the image of God.

For interest & questions please reach out to Cathie or Donna
PubTheology Group on hold for the winter ~ but I'll keep including the questions, maybe you'll use them for discussion at other times like I enjoy doing?

Take a look at the discussion questions for this week:   Link Here!

Christmas Day Message from Bishop Carcano Click Here!

Pray Our Way Forward Link Here!

California Nevada Conference Website: Click Here!
Standing with our Immigrant Students & Families in the
Truckee Tahoe Area
There are many community events being held to support this effort, if you would like to receive these email's let Cathie know and she will forward them to you!


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Blessings from the office!   
Cathie Foley | Church of the Mountains| 530-587-4407| Cell: 775-690-7694| comumc@sbcglobal.net | www.churchofthemountains.com